Wellness

Filipinos flood social media with jokes and memes to look on...

Flash floods, tangled traffic and soggy socks are a few things that make the rainy season a miserable time for Metro Manila residents. But some...

UST student’s tale of physical abuse causes uproar

A female student from the University of Santo Tomas told her story of alleged physical abuse at the hands of her boyfriend. On July 14,...

Rising leptospirosis cases prompt renewed information drive about the deadly disease

Health officials have confirmed an increasing number of leptospirosis cases in 2018 following the onset of the rainy season prompting a renewed information drive...

Signing of Mental Health Law a victory for advocates

The Mental Health Law has finally been signed by President Rodrigo Duterte. Mental health advocates and mental illness sufferers regard it as the culmination...

Viral story about Grab driver shows the weight of cheating on...

We may be underestimating the effect of cheating on those we love the most.

Julio Diaz opens up about his struggle with drugs: It was...

Julio Diaz, who has been arrested on drug charges, opened up about his battle. Science can explain why it's a hard climb.

With hiker’s death, a call for awareness about depression and impact

A now-viral post on Facebook deals with the difficult topic of depression, suicide and loss as well as the need for awareness and prevention.

Why people are enraged at Franco Mabanta’s pro-fat shaming stance

Body positivity has been advocated by lots of celebrities, but one personality stood out when he announced he is "100% in favor of fat-shaming." Franco Mabanta,...

Obesity among Asia-Pacific children is a growing health crisis – researchers

KUALA LUMPUR— Obesity rates among children in Asia-Pacific are rising at a rapid rate, and more action is needed to encourage healthier lifestyles and ease pressure...

Persons with autism in the workplace now a ‘norm’

Highlights: Businesses now welcome as employees those with autism. Non-profit organizations help build employment opportunities for them. MANILA, Philippines — Advocacy groups are helping promote...